Psoriasis

Answers to your top questions about living with psoriasis, including advice and wisdom about treatments, dating, switching medications, pregnancy, relationships, and more.

Living With Psoriasis: Memo To Me

"You have your good days, your bad days. Your good years, your bad years."

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What to Do After Diagnosed With Psoriasis

You've been diagnosed with psoriasis. Now what? This informative list guides you to your next steps, including short-term and long-term strategies for living with psoriasis.

By Claire Gillespie

Parenting With Psoriatic Arthritis? Tips to Make Your Job Easier

Managing psoriatic arthritis as a parent is no small feat. It requires organization, creativity, and lots of patience. Here are some tips to make your job easier.

By Casey Nilsson

10 Tips for Flying with Psoriatic Arthritis

Wondering how to stay comfortable and avoid PsA flare-ups when you are 30,000 feet in the air? Here are some practical tips to use when traveling.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Living With Psoriatic Arthritis: Lessons You’re Teaching Your Children

Ever wonder what your kids will gain from your experience living with psoriatic arthritis? Do strength, persistence, and resilience come to mind? Here are just a few lessons you are teaching them.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

A Psoriasis-Friendly Workday: Tips to Help You Succeed

Is psoriasis making you uncomfortable at work or getting in the way of productivity? Here are some tips to help you succeed at work with psoriasis.

By Eileen Bailey

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Living with Psoriasis

What do you wish you’d told your younger self about PsO? Learn how to develop a strong rapport with your care team; the most healing foods for your psoriasis; and how to look and feel your best.

Managing Psoriasis

How do you find love with psoriasis? How do you handle awkward questions or assumption? It all comes down to self confidence, our patient experts say. Here's how to boost yours.

Taking Charge of Psoriasis

Learn how to manage flares whether at home or away; the right way to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and what your dermatologist wishes you knew.

Meet the Experts

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Casey Nilsson

Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Health News

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A New Wrinkle in Human Anatomy

Researchers at the NYU School of Medicine in New York City have identified a previously unknown feature of the human body called the interstitium. According to this research, layers of the body below the skin’s surface; lining the digestive tract, lu...